Problem

Junk food journalism

Other Names:
News inflation
Junk news journalism
Social media psychobabble
Nature:

Journalists are not giving the public straight, well-documented, understandable information about those things that make societies ill economically, politically or physically. Instead, the news consist of sensationalized, personalized and homogenized trivia.

Broader Problems:
Biased presentation of news
Related Problems:
Fake news
Aggravates:
Culture of violence
Values:
Inflation
Related UN Sustainable Development Goals:
GOAL 2: Zero HungerGOAL 8: Decent Work and Economic Growth
Problem Type:
E: Emanations of other problems
Date of last update
10.06.2019 – 06:30 CEST